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attacker. >> mr. speaker, i'm not an anti-immigrant. my father was born in mexico. my wife's father was born in wales. they came to this country, the idea that i'm anti-immigrant is repulsive. >> reporter: and diane, take a look at this picture that the obama campaign sent out. it is from four years ago, in oxford, mississippi, then senator obama preparing for his first presidential debate against john mccain. both candidates right now, mitt romney and barack obama, no doubt, very nervous. i'm nervous, just looking at that picture. diane? >> okay, jake. i will see you tonight for the big event. and i want to bring in co-anchor of "good morning america" and anchor of "this week," my co-anchor tonight, george stephanopoulos. such a night after this long road. what are these two men thinking right now? >> reporter: probably exactly the same thing. tonight, don't take the other guy's bait. play your game. but there is more pressure on mitt romney tonight. you look at the polls right now, he's behind nationally, probably behind even more in the battleground statements. he needs a circuit
perfect in new mexico, allowing felix baumgartner to pull off his death-defying skydive. it was a 4:20 free fall. everyone watching was holding their breath. >> my stom match was up here. he shattered all kinds of record. he became the first skydiver to break the speed of sound. ryan owens has more on fearless fel felix. >> reporter: he began his improbable journey to the edge of space. for 2 1/2 hours, the 43-year-old austrian skydiver floated to 24 miles up. 128,000 feet above the new mexico desert where he opened his capsule, hung his feet out the door. was reminded to remove his seat belt. saluted. and just jumped. he plummeted at 833 miles per hour. so fast, the only way to see him was this infrared camera. the first human to break the sound barrier with just his body, no yet, no rocket. he tumbled out of control for a few tense seconds then righted himself and managed to make a sound. it was enough for mom. high winds delayed liftoff last week. nothing, it seemed, could keep him from the stratosphere. he returned to earth on his feet, with a record that's simply out of this wo
are about to take a pounding. and this hail in new mexico is just one sign of what's to come. >>> slow ride. thousands line the streets of los angeles as the space shuttle "endeavour" moves to its retirement home. it's a 2-day, 12-mile trip, costing $10 million. we're live this morning, showing you what it takes to move a spacecraft when it's here on earth. >>> the bridal bandit. caught on tape. police are looking for a woman accused of ripping off a wedding gown worth 5 grand. and wait until you see who she has with her at the time. >>> and love lessons. taylor swift talks about relationships past and present, in her most candid interview yet. what does she think of john mayer? and did she really kidnap a kennedy? the country darling opens up. >>> do you want to repeat that on-air, dan, what you just said? >> i'm getting abused here. >> this is my jam is what dan harris just said. >> even news anchors get a little emo at times, people. >>> we do have some actual news. with three days until the next presidential debate, team obama is enlisting celebrity help this morning. what role will bru
the mexico based company sundlin includes almond and cash auto butter. it impacts, whole foods, safe way, target, and giant. many people got salmonella after eating it. >>> since the iphone 5 release apple has been on the defense. there were a few glitches in the operating system and the map application. now there may be a bug putting you over your data limit. verizon customers noticed their data disappearing even when the phones were on wifi. verizon says they will not charge for the overage and put in a software fix. >>> families have been opening their mail to learn that their daughter has been invited to take part in a beauty contest. who is behind the letters? we check it out so you don't waste your money. >> reporter: every young girl dreams of being a beauty queen. when a letter shows up in the mail saying your daughter is selected for a beauty pageant it is tough to say no, but many times it leads to expense and disappointment. what teen would not want to walk down a run way in front of a crowd. this 13 year old was thrilled to receive an invitation to a pageant. the 2012 miss te
baumgartner is scheduled to free fall from the edge of space and go towards the new mexico desert. the plan, years in the making, is astounding. felix baumgartner will try to make a supersonic, stratosphere jump, from 23 miles high and breaking the sound barrier with speeds of 700 miles per hour. baumgartner, an austrian p paratrooper says he is ready for the challenge. >> it's almost here. this is my biggest dream. we're one step closer. and i'm almost there. i feel good at the moment. >> reporter: along with baumgartner's nerves of steal, the mission requires cutting-edge equipment. he'll strap on a special helmet, get into a pressurized suit and liftoff from roswell, new mexico. it will be hoisted by a balloon with 30 million cubic feet of helium. its skin much thinner than a ziploc baggy. it's so huge, i'm would cover 40 acres if laid flat. the ride up will take close to three hours. and then, the sky blast and the open site, the moment of truth. >> that one step forward, you know, is an important step because you know you're coming home. you're going back to a very healthy environment
in new mexico because the windshield cracked. >> once we touched down it was scarier seeing the windshield and knowing we touched down in what could have been. >> the passengers were reported to be okay. u.s. airways sent another plane to bring the passengers onto phoenix. >>> you want to make sure your kids are safe especially when they are playing outside right near your home. so for many parents, this sign may make sense. it reads warning, you hit my kid, you will be shot. phillip was tired of the speeding cars that went past his house and he says the threat ofviolence is not real but it does get drivers attention. >> it's an extreme message why so extreme. >> i rather you cover a sign a 4 foot ladder versus a tragic incident you know to where somebody lose as child. >> when the sign is out he says drivers do slow down to 25-mile- per-hour speed limit. he adds that he and his wife have not received a lot of support from neighbors. so they have received a lot of support from neighbors and are tired of seeing the drivers speed past their homes. >>> a oregon boy and his gran
daredevil getting ready to dive from the edge of space. we're live from roswell, new mexico. they've just now given the weather clear. ginger zee has done a lot of crazy stuff for the sake of this broadcast. this is her next thing. what do you think? >> right after felix does it. we'll see how it goes first. >> he's setting the bar high. >> that's the proper attitude of caution. >>> who says becoming a parent means giving up any daredevil indulgences? we'll introduce you to one dad who satisfied his need for speed with this souped up stroller. his plans may surprise you. peter, i hope you're not watching. >>> we're going to switch gears here. beginning with the breaking news out of colorado and the hunt for a child predator. police are investigating an attempted abduction overnight, this latest incident following the disappearance and murder of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. no word if there is a connection yet. an entire community is on edge. authorities are creating a profile of a killer on the loose. here's abc's clayton sandell. >> reporter: in a community already on edge, another atte
. that is mexico. this area has earned the nickname cocaine alley. today for the agents at this station, this is a place of mourning. it is remote, dangerous, and deadly. here, early this morning on this dusty stretch of land where arizona meets mexico that three border patrol agents were fired on. one made it out safely. another was shot twice and expected to recover. the third agent, 30-year-old nicholas ivy, was shot dead. >> we suspect this is probably some type of narcotics trafficking event that these agents encountered but at this time, that would be speculative. >> reporter: it was just before 2:00 in the morning when something triggered one of the many motion sensors on the border. essential source automatically alert the nearest border patrol office. when they desect a certain weight, whether it's a smuggler, an illegal crosser, or a large animal, border patrol agents have to come out and investigate. the three agents headed 24r50e miles north of the border. as they headed up a hill, someone fired right at them in what is being described as an ambush. they work in the station
was a surgeons in the jungles of mexico. today he is working on a light though graph of -- lithograph of his wife. >> i always wanted to learn something about art. i decided to take 101, drawing and painting. the community has been very helpful. >> reporter: on the campus they're celebrating national hispanic month. it's showcasing two students' work. >> in the past we had fisher, an artist from the community, emerging artists and those established. this year we decided to highlight our talent at the college and one of them chosen were sering yoap and anthony. >> reporter: a painting shows the lives of a young man's dreams. best of all, students get to relax wheel doing their homework. >> i like people to come in and enjoy it, relax and talk. it's been great. >> i don't know if i can influence anyone. the main thing is anything can be learned if you apply yourself to it. >> reporter: it will be at the exebt until the end of the -- exhibit until the end of the week. >> it's at anne arundel county community college. >>> coming up all new at 6:00, following this morning's deadly fire, obviously, fir
mexico, nearly 500 balloons launched during a balloon fiesta, shapes and colors, wowed the smallest onlookers from sam the funny fan to sim bah the lion king. >> the quiet weather kept the balloons from straying too far. it looked cool. a photographer's paradise, no doubt. >>> today it is columbus day, you know that, many of you might have the day off. we will take you downtown, and show you how the mayor and officials got the holiday started. details coming up.
to be postponed because of some high wind at the new mexico launch site. the balloon that carries baumgartner into the stratosphere is so delicate, it can only take flight if wind were 2 miles an hour or below. so, stay tuned. >>> and in baseball's playoffs, the road to the world series, it was a night for staying alive. the as got off on the right foot. scoring a run in the first inning in their game against detroit. added another in the fif tth. home run in fact by smith, and that was enough. and the as stay alive with a 2-0 win. detroit lead the best-of-five series 2-1. >>> in the national league's only game yesterday. san francisco stayed alive against cincinnati. they won 2-1. the red lead the series, 2-1. and there are games in all four playoff series set for today. so if you are a baseball fan this is your favorite time of year. >> exactly. >> getting done to the nitty-gritty. >> right. this is my favorite time of year. >> really? >> the holidays. it is officially time to start getting ready for the holidays. simply because neiman marcus is out with its over-the-top christmas catalog.
been traced to this factory, sunland inc., in new mexico. >> all the illnesses investigated are related to the peanut butter products from the one plant. >> reporter: sunland sells raw and roasted peanuts and makes peanut butter for brand at trader joe's, whole foods, wal-mart, target, kroger and costco, barbara purchased her peanut butter before the was pulled from store shelves. she is still awaiting salmonella test results and is certain peanut butter got her sick and worries more are at risk. >> i have been feeding this peanut but tire my dogs, i mean, seriously this is a big deal. i mean my friend has six grand kids. she didn't know anything about it. >> reporter: you can find the list of recalled product on the fda website. meantime, sunland inc. closed down facilities during this investigation. rob, paula. >> thank you, brandi. get this, almost 2/3 of those who became ill were kids under age of 10 years old. having that impact on the very young. >> you think about who consumes the most amount of peanut butter it is children. and i also consume a lot of peanut butter as well. this
. investigators have traced the trouble to sunland incorporated, a peanut butter manufacturer in new mexico that sells products in grocery stores across the country. the list of recalled peanut butter products is 101 items long, and now includes nut butters made with almonds, cashews and sesame seeds. and it gets worse. companies like the oregon ice cream company and fairytale brownies, which used the recalled nut butters to make cookies and other baked goods, are now recalling their products, too. >> people have been getting sick over the last month and because there is often a two-week delay or so in the reporting time, we expect to hear about cases for the next week or two. >> reporter: we should make clear that none of this affects jif, skip by or other main brands. today, we talked with the managers at that peanut butter company in new mexico. they told us they test their product every half hour, that their peanut butter is safe and that is tiillnesses are a myste. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> and you can find a full list of all the recalled peanut butter brands at
away from mexico city. >> what the heck was that? >> a rocket? >> did they fire a rocket into the volcano. >> no. >> shooting down laser beams. could be. this is a ufo that the video was reported by a tv station from a camera that is trained on the volcano to keep an eye on the volcano and they captured this. >> what's weird to me, though, yeah, you see it go in, but you don't see any sort of reaction, or any debris shoot up in the air, which makes me think maybe it's something with the lens or something. >> it's too much like a cylinder to be a meteor. >> some astronomers and theorists are saying they don't believe it to be a meteor, because that would have left some sort of trail. they don't believe it's any kind of volcanic debris because the volcano isn't shooting stuff up and out. one theory, a problem with the camera or just a natural phenomena. >> what the heck does that mean? >> does this look similar to what i just showed you in mexico? from an an check astronomer alan who observed this thing two hours. says it's not moving. he's moving. he's trying to shoot vide
. ryan owens covered it from the launch site in roswell, new mexico. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning to you, george. boy, was this something to see or what? think everyone was holder their breath. i'm not much of a numbers guy. 833 miles an hour. that's how fast he was going. some 100 miles an hour faster than he thought he would. more than enough to break the sound barrier, and the record. it took that capsule with the daredevil known as fearless felix aboard 2 1/2 hours to reach the edge of space. dangling from a 55-story balloon, the 43-year-old soared above the new mexico desert, four times higher than most passenger jets fly. on the way up, he hears a single voice. 84-year-old joe kittinger. >> okay, here we go. >> reporter: the only other man who knows what it's like to free fall from high up. >> okay, felix, it gets serious. >> reporter: kittenger tells him it's time to open the capsule door. >> there it is. >> reporter: his legs are dangling out. he's slow to respond to commands. >> okay, do you read me, felix? on the communications? >> reporter: finally a thumb
peanut corporation in new mexico they make peanut butter, sunland, trader joe's, harry and david and sprouts and the brand at target. >> all the illnesses investigated are related to peanut butter products from the plant. >> reporter: the company says to look on the side of the jar if the best if used by date, between may 1 and september 24, 2013. throw it away. what yoifr family has -- what if your family has gone through half of the car, what are the signs? >> high fever, stomach cramps, dysentery which can show up in one to three days. we spoke to families of children who got sick, they tell us stories of 103 degree fevers that may have last ford days. they were shocked to realize it may have started with their peanut butter. >> go to our website, abc news,.com, to get more information on particular brand. i have trader joe's in my cabinet. it's not the valencia peanut butter. still hesitant to eat it. it's not that particular style of peanut butter. >> some times you find out into it, include this brand, this brand. better, chuck it. wait till it subside and go back to the nu
north of the mexico/arizona border. mexican officials arrested two men as investigators look into whether ivie was shot by a fellow officer. his family is struggling to cope with the loss. >> we've been so preoccupied with the grief of the loss, we really haven't had time to be angry at anything. it is what it is. it won't bring nick back. >> homeland security secretary janet napolitano heads to arizona today to express condolences and meet with investigators. >>> syria has apologized for an artillery strike on a turkish town that killed five people. but escalating fears of cross-border war have sparked demonstrations in turkey. outside the parliament building, riot police used tear gas and water canons to break up anti-war protesters. >>> firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire threatening about a dozen homes in washington state. the fire, which is being fueled by bone-dry conditions quickly scorched 150 acres about 40 miles from seattle. some people in the town of shelton were forced from their homes. officials say no part of that fire is contained just yet. >>> a
of mexico, all moving in our direction. so it's a fall system that could bring a decent amount of rain. show you a look at the big picture. area of low pressure on the move to the east. the warm frontal boundary will push our temperatures up as we go into wednesday and early thursday and drier sunnier conditions as well will wrap in to end the week and we look for more change in weather by the end of the weekend. capping it all up. tonight 5. mostly cloudy, scattered showers. maybe some thunderstorms, too and tomorrow night it will taper off the showers late in the evening. maybe a lingering shower wednesday morning. weather moves in. it will be beautiful thursday and friday with lots of fall sunshine. as we look into your weekend forecast, it does look like a front comes in dry. that will mean breezy, cooler conditions. take a look at columbus day, out of the low 60s. so a little bit of everything, so i feel like these warmer days in the 80s are death more and more -- getting more and more numbered. >> 20-degree drop. >>> for several decades, things have been happening at the mount washingt
, mexico, this is poised to move in during the course of the tuesday afternoon. lingering into the first part of wednesday and then we will start to clear out and stay mild for much of the week. terms of what to expect for tonight temperatures falling back in thoughts 40s. mix of stars and clouds this early showers have passed off to the south and east. two degree guarantee to 73 for tomorrow. seasonable and then for torrow night only goes down to 60 degrees which opens up the door for 70s on tuesday. 77 degrees, with a shower, gusty thunderstorms possible during the course of the afternoon. wednesday, 80 degrees. summer is hanging on. even into thursday. could be 81, we will be back in to the 07's to round out the workweek and if you like cold weather we have a ten day forecast at chanl 2. we will show maybe upper 50s for daytime highs, talking about the dramatic pattern change on -- my facebook. >> all right. >> good world series weather. >> come on. >> all right. thank you. >> the christmas season is full of hope and for one virginia family it's just what they need. >> that's wh
tracking program known as fast and furious. with dozens more firearms being linked to crimes in mexico. guns connected to fast and furious have now been recovered at the sites of murders, kidnappings and at least two brutal massacres. >>> there are reports at the airports. in the past two days, loaded guns have gotten past tsa agents. >> reporter: in the latest black eye for tsa, a loaded .38 caliber gun like this went undetected by screeners. richardson mistakenly 234r50u with it from new orleans to newark. just one day earlier in orlando, they missed another loaded gun. this time in a firefighter's carry-on bag. that gun made it on to the plane. >> it's scary. >> i am voiced they missed something like that. >> reporter: some in congress worry this has all become business as usual. >> unfortunately, the reports i get, it's not just this one weapon. it's hundreds of items every day, but it can't be tolerated. >> reporter: but out for the record on security, the tsa says it had many successes, confiscating 1100 weapons. 28 guns just last week alone. still, it's all the blunders. many sa
opinion. details when good morning maryland comes back. >>> dawn sky over albuquerque, new mexico, filled with hot air balloons sunday, quite a site to see. balloon after balloon k followed suit, rising slowly in to the sun, and whether you are on the ground or in the air, spectators had a front row seat to 500 balloons that launched during the first mass asend shun db we will see more through the rest of this evening. it will be chilly, cool, the ts dropping off during the game, bring a blanket. something to keep you warm and a poncho. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. >> go orioles. hopefully they have better luck against the yankees. 95 this morning, no delays getting to bwi airport. if you are heading to the dc area, there is absolutely noing to get in your way. everything will remain up to speed, through the fort mc henry and the harbor tunnel. using the jfx to get downtown, no delays now, from the beltway, all the way to fayette street. as we check in and look at the topside of the beltway, here in towson, no problems up to 83 or towards 95. >>> new supply head
. it includes moon pies and roasted peanuts. it's traced to a factory in new mexico. >>> a speeding police car struck and killed a man early this morning. the police car was on its way to a reported shooting. the vehicle had its emergency lights on but at least one witness said that's not true. >> is the career of hall of famer ray lewis owner. the team announced this afternoon that the 37-year-old ray lewis
mexico to help restore power. it's helped to clear the outages. they faced a similar scene, clearing a large tree and the broken telephone pole that sent a transformer crashing to the ground. while homeowners felt fortunate the super storm didn't produce the kind of damage you might see from a direct hit, they do miss some common comfort. >> you walk into a room. the first thing you want to do is flip a light on and running water because we're on well here. just your daily showers and running water and flushing the commodes and just that sort of thing that you take for granted. >> reporter: appreciate it but that's not everyone. back live now, you see the big tree along register. a number of power lines. last night five bge trucks showed up but no one to cut the trees to make room for them to make the necessary electrical retears, something we saw during the duratio. certainly they're not happy. anyone out of power probably won't be satisfied until they're returned to normal. >>> everybody, this is our seaed into capital of maryland. this is where we get all of our maryland crabs fro
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cheetos probably the biggest problem we have. >> reporter: another teacher in new mexico st. implord parents not to let their kids bring them to school. >> i don't have her bringing a family size bag, i know she'll eat them all railroad they it contains 26 grams of fat and contains a quarter of the sodium you're supposed to eat in the entire day. and it's sodium, also known as salt, that has nutritionists increasingly worried. >> if i were to say is there a lot of sodium in the food that you eat would you have any idea what i'm talking about? >> yes. >> yes. >> a lot of my food has soy sauce. >> reporter: most adults have 2300 milligrams in day about a teaspoon but researchers found adults and children are consuming on average an alarming 3400 milligrams of sodium a day, about a third more than they should. and salt is found in a lot of places much less obvious than a bag of chips. bread, salad dressing, most of the items in the frozen foods aisle, even ice cream. >> it's in the like kids are picking up salt shakers, this is in their lunch meat, for example. >> and in a lot of food y
mexico. it will take him about 3 hours to get to the edge of space and there's going to be a free fall about 117,000 feet and he is opening up the pair shiewd shute about 5,000 feet above the surface of the earth and hopes to break a speed record for someone traveling outside a spacecraft. good luck to him. better him than me. that's crazy 23 miles above the earth. >> oh, my goodness. >> you a meteorologist and you are looking up in the sky. >> exactly. >> we have a lot to talk about today and looking into the weekend the running festival is coming up. people plan to go to that and that's going to close down a lot of roads. >> reporter: every year it cause as headache. i will have more coming up later in the week. this morning we are dealing with fog. it's wet out there, too. you will want to be extra careful. >> hopefully it will clear up soon. >> it's going to clear out on your rain chances are go down going throughout the day. but this morning we are dealing with the patchy fog and roads are on the wet side. so take it easy and don't forget the coat it's chilly this morning. >> it i
of your kid's favorite snack. districts in california and new mexico are trying to keep flaming hot cheetos out of school. they said the concern is over nutritional value. in one district hot cheetos are no longer allowed. >> if children want to bring in snacks high in fat, high in calories, they cran do that but we willment be providing them. >> experts say on top of the salt and fat, hot cheetos can be addicted. kids have held competitions on who can eat the most the fastest. so what do you think? should hot cheetos be banned in your school? log on to our facebook page and let us know where you stand. >> i wonder if you can have the regular cheetos. kids who are the first to i tend college -- attend college have obstacles, but a local nonprofit is helping out. the baltimore education trust helps students. not only do they support kids in high school but through enrolling in college and beyond. >> it's in the just about their enrollment in college. our job is to get them graduated and make sure jobs are waiting. these kids in baltimore, they are our next generation of leadership. t
the sound barriers, heading up 23 miles to capture it. and then he will jump out over the new mexico desert. he hopes to reach speed, get this, 690 miles an hour. >> a lot of conditioning goes into this. physical, mental, emotional. i just don't know how you survive something like that, goinghour. >> it's we're not built to go that speed. >> i don't know how he's doing it. >>> also, another thrill seeker is at it again in new york city. david blaine is spending three days in the middle of a million volts of electricity. the only thing reflecting that is a chain-built body suit. >> blaine fascination with electricity, as well as a human plasma ball. this is interactive. fans can control the amounts of electricity zapping him with the touch. >> i hope he doesn't have any enemies or disgruntled ex-wives out there. are you kidding me. >> from the free fall to the electricity. we're getting. >> reporter: boring. >> we've been boring a lot so -- man. >>> well, the old ball and chain may not be bad after all in. looks like hauling around your better half can pay off. >> couples all over gathered i
, most of the discussion is about the mexico/u.s. border. we don't talk about it in terms of the canadian border. >>> get the hair brush. >>> as we get closer to halloween, the videos get scarier and e1scarier. i have to warn you guys, watch this one at your own risk. >> this is a character from the ring. well, she has been seen in the streets of warsaw, poland. >> that's not funny. it is not funny. it's scary enough to see anybody in a night gown in public because you know that person is crazy. >> especially if you know the character and you know that she's out to get you. she walks into this electronics store, throws this screen on the floor. look at the people around her, everybody starts freaking out. one of the clerks goes over to the phone and i assume starts calling security.fá here she tries to leave the store, setting off the alarm. >> i don't even know how to feel about this one, it's so creepy. >> i think she also might run in track and field events or something because she's very >> it's a dude! here he's back at the park scaring people and here's the classic move. >> also a
linked to crimes in mexico. our new partner univision, reports 57 undiscovered guns, connected to fast and furious, recovered at the sites of murde least two massacres. >>> a detroit area woman who collected welfare despite winning $1 million lottery, found drug of possible drug overdose. amanda clayton was on probation for fraud paid back $5,500 to the state of michigan. over the weekend, friend found the lottery winner, dead, holding her 1 1/2-year-old daughter. she only had $67,000 left from her winnings. >>> lindsay lohan in the middle of a new drama this morning in what seems to be a story of he said/she said. lohan claims she was assaulted in her new york hotel room by a former congressional aide during an argument over cell phone pictures. police arrested him. then let him go saying there was not enough evidence to hold him. >>> one of the nation's busiest freeways will be open in time for the morning commute after major weekend road work. shut down of interstate 405 in los angeles was planned for weeks with warnings going out about massive gridlock and detours. according to the
, baumgartner reached a maximum speed of get this, 833.9 miles an hour during his jump over the new mexico desert. that amounts to mach 1.24. faster than the speed of sound. baumgartner has said the stunt changed his perspective. >> when you stand up there on top of the world you become so humble. it's not about -- breaking records anymore, not about getting scientific data, it is all about coming home alive. >> his poor mother. because of the pressurized space suit, baumgartner didn't feel the rushing air or hear the loud noise he made when he did in fact break the sound barrier. >> incredible footage there. lucky guy. man, applause in the background. well-earned guys. >>> mission accomplished for space shuttle "endeavour," reaching its final resting spot in the city of angels. after zooming through space, 25 times, "endeavour" inched its way from lax to california science center. and just a paltry rate of 2 miles an hour. hundred of trees in fact had to be cut down. traffic signals moved to make way for the massive wing span. "endeavour" arrived to a cheering crowd more than a half day b
homecoming. a man's best friend lost on a camping trip in new mexico find his way home to texas after two long months. how romeo inspired a little love from coast to coast. >> good for romeo. >> hmm. >>> new details on the foiled plot to blow up the federal reserve. >> the suspect used facebook and social media to find like-minded terrorists what he found was an undercover fbi with more from our sister station wabc. >> reporter: surrounded by cameras, quazi ahsan nafis' lawyer had not much to say. nafis is 21 years old but already the feds say a committed islamist terrorist. in court arraigned on charges of providing material support to a terrorist group, al qaeda. and the attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction after parking a van loaded with what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb in front of the federal reserve building in lower manhattan. officials say he want to a room in nearby millennium hotel and used a cell fun to try to detonate the bomb. the feds rendered the bomb inert, they swooped in and arrested him. >> he was acting alen and inspired by radical islamic fundamentalists
was responding to a motion sensor that had gone off in a rugged area near the border between arizona and mexico when he was killed. the 30-year-old agent is the third in the line of duty to be killed this year. another unnamed agent also wounded, however, his injuries do not appear to be life threatening. the fbi is right now working with local law enforcement to investigate this incident. >>> four penn state university assistant mike career career has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the university. he's claiming defamation and misrepresentation saying the university ruined his reputation while firing him while he was cooperating with the investigation against jerry sandusky. mcqueary testified that he saw sandusky in a locker room shower with a young boy in 2001. he's seeking millions of dollars ges. sandusky was convict inside june for abusing young boys during a 15-year time period. >>> in florida the search is on for a woman who was photographed, look at this, trying to take a ride on a manatee. this picture was taken on a beach near tampa and authorities say that her actions, they v
above the new mexico desert where he opened his capsule, hung his feet out the door, was reminded to unfasten his seatbelt, saluted, and he just jumped right into the record books. he plummeted at an incomprehensible 833 miles an hour, so fast, the only way to see him in this infrared camera. the first human to break the sound barrier with just his body, no jet, no rocket. he tumbled out of control for a few tense seconds, then righted himself and managed to make a sound. it was enough for mom. >> okay, here we go, felix. >> reporter: the entire way up and down, felix heard only one voice. >> that a boy. >> reporter: it was the voice of experience. 84-year-old joe kittinger held the record for the highest free fall for 52 years. today, he talked felix through shattering that record by more than 25,000 feet. >> whoa! >> reporter: high winds delayed liftoff last week, but nothing, it seemed, could keep felix from the stratosphere today. he even returned to earth on his feet with a record that is simply out of this world. >> when you stand up there on the top of the world, you become
. >>> some spectacular characters were taking shape over the skies of new mexico. larger than life animals, flowers and rock stars. >> this is the special shapes rodeo at the balloon fiesta in albuquerque. the event didn't disappoint. >>> with that, a look at your morning road conditions. snow-covered passes in the colorado and utah mountains. a wet ride from southern california to vegas and albuquerque. thunderstorms also drench highways from wichita to amaril amarillo. >>> if you're flying, airport delays are possible in los angeles, san diego, san francisco, and vegas. >>> the retired space shuttle "endeavour" is on the move this morning. >> it's begun the two-day journey to its final home at a los angeles museum. here's abc's tahman bradley. >> reporter: overnight, the space shuttle "endeavour" began its final journey. "endeavour" left the los angeles airport en route to its retirement home at the california science center. >> i want to see it. >> reporter: it's a terribly complicated move. although "endeavour" is traveling just 12 miles, it's going to take 2 days for the 5-story, 165,
to tighten up oversight on all student visas. >>> engineers at the gulf of mexico are trying to determine the source of a new sheen on the water surface. the oil is leaking from the so-called containment dome which was unsuccessfully used in the crisis and is sitting on the gulf floor. >>> and a stretch of interstate 35 near the oklahoma/kansas border, shut down during a massive dust storm has reopened. the swirling dust created near-blackout seasconditions al the four-lane highway. the worst was a pileup involving more than 30 vehicles. amazingly, there were a couple of injuries but no one was killed. >> thank goodness for that. >>> it is time, now, for the weather from across the nation on this friday. a stormy day on the east coast, with the heaviest rain from maryland to maine. scattered thunderstorms from the carolinas to northern florida. cool with showers but not as windy for minnesota down into illinois. >> 60s and 70s in the rockies. mostly 50s in the central plains and midwest. 80s from new orleans to miami. >>> coming up on this friday morning, a new recall of food. and a new w
-defying supersonic skydive. the attempt had to be postponed because of high winds at the new mexico launch site. the balloon that carries baumgartner into the stats fear can only take flight if the winds are two miles or below. >>> time for sports and our friends over at espn news. >> welcome to your "sportscenter" update. i'm hooray andres. homer bailey and the reds, trying to sweep the giants. bailey was dealing. six strikeouts. getting blanco. then crawford, then belt again. bailey went seven innings, setting a red's single-game record. top ten. can't handle it. buster posey come on down. giants take a 2-1 lead. the last chance for the reds. grounder. sergio romo makes the throw out. giants win 2-1. game four wednesday. >>> alds game three. tigers looking to sweep the a's. pick it up top two. tigers down 1-2. prince fielder, at the plate. say it ain't so. it ain't so. coco crisp, robbing fielder. he grabbed that one. third to rob prince this year. bottom five, his first career postseason dinger. oakland, up 2-0. top six now. brett anderson facing miguel cabrera. six innings of work, two hits
for help from what turns out now to be 14 states from as far away as texas, new mexico, oklahoma, all those utilities are responding by sending help here. many of them are here now. we still have more coming, and they'll be helping us with the restoration effort. as a result, once the storm cleared yesterday morning, we could really get out and really start to make fast progress. >> that may surprise a lot of your customers seeing you out there responding as you did. we're looking at 86,000 still without power this morning. what's going on today? are we just going in a block-by- block method, going in and just doing what we can to get the lights back on? >> yesterday we were able to get all but two of our substations back and that's the backbone of your system. we had some critical customers, obviously that we had to get back. now today we'll be moving into working from the largest outages to the smaller ones, getting into the neighborhoods. i expect later today when we finish our damage assessment we'll be able to give a little bit more information on how long the total restoration will ta
across, through the east? >> reporter: well, tonight, we've already seen new mexico have some isolated hail reports coming out. what's going to happen is, the warm front and the cold front are going to move north and east. dodge city, all the way down into parts of western texas are in the zone that needs to be concerned. but tomorrow, it gets very wide and goes all the way north to minneapolis, south to dallas and that includes chicago and st. louis, for those folks, they have to be ware tomorrow. isolated tornadoes, very strong winds, up to 80 miles an hour and that hail. we'll be watching it on "gma" tomorrow and have all the updates throughout the weekend. >> so, the whole country is going to be effected. thank you so much, ginger. >>> and now, the starting gun sounded today, 74 days until christmas. and, a goliath superstore, today, best buy, gave consumers a new way to save money. now, a number of retail giants are trying to compete and abc's linsey davis explains. >> reporter: the war is on. retail titans fighting for your shopping dollars. putting more power in the hands of all
holder. >> reporter: ryan owens, abc news, roswell, new mexico. >> and coming up, something new, our instant index. what had us talking today and starting with this, armchair astronomers discover a planet straight out of "star wars," the th tatoian in our backyard. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. if you have any sudden decrease
mexico. rummaging through dumpsters. police saw her and the chase commenced. >> of course, the bear got away. >> until they got a call the next morning. across the street from the police department. up in a tree. >> watch these bears. >> and, boom. amp being tranquilized with two shots, the bear took a little nap. >> funny thing is the police didn't notice her in a tree across the street. >> it was a citizen. notice there's a tag on that bear's ear. because of the three strikes rule. >> they think it's her second time doing this. >> it's kind of heartbreaking to watch this whole thing. >> the good thing, she was returned to her natural habitat. she's going to go hibernate. she'll be all right. >> watch out! whoa. >>> what does a fast car say to the roadway with america's highest speed limit? >> see ya! >> motor versus motorway, next. >>> and jenna marbles is talking about guys and lies. >> we can do nothing else but lie. >> it's [ male announcer ] this commercial is not about getting fios. it's about getting fios. that moment after you finally got it that you actually get it. when you
, a peanut butter manufacturer in new mexico that sells products in grocery stores across the country. the list of recalled products is 101 items long and includes nut butters made with almonds, cashews and sesame seeds. and it gets worse -- companies like oregon ice cream, and fairy tale brownies which used the recalled nut butter to make cookies and baked goods they're now recalling their products too. >> people have been getting sick over the last month. because there is often a two week delay or so in the reporting time we expect to hear about cases for the next week or two. >> reporter: we should make clear none of this affects moms who choose jiff, skippy or other main brands. we talked with the managers at the peanut butter company in new mexico. they told us they test their product every half-hour, their peanut butter is safe and that the illnesses are a mystery. steve osunsami, abc news. >> affects so many people. we have -- a closet full of peanut butter. >> all right, scary. >> have to get rid of. >> and wondering -- diarrhea, fever, cramping, some of the signs out there. g
the border patrol agent that was killed near the mexico border was likely the victim of friendly-fire. investigators have found that 30-year-old nicholas ivie's death and the injure to another agent were probably the result of an accidental shooting involving only the agents. a third agent responded to the alarm but was not injured. >>> and american airlines says, all of its boeing 757s will be back in service today. american took all 48 of the jets out of service to fix a problem causing seats to come loose. some of the seats in mid-flight. the airline was forced to cancel dozens of flights to change a bolt that holds down the seats in that aircraft. >>> and conflicting reports out of china this morning about a possible strike at the factory that makes the new iphone. the manufacturer foxconn is denying that its workers have walked out. saying production at the iphone plant has not been interrupted. this follows a report by a labor watch group claiming as many as 4,000 workers are striking because of increased quality control demands. >>> and a massive car pileup on a florida hi
along the mexico/arizona border on tuesday. nicholas ivie, a husband and father of two children. cecilia vega is there along the border. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: josh, good morning. this is one of the famous drug trafficking corridors. for that reason, investigators suspect what happened to agent ivie could be connected to narco trafficking. just three miles from the u.s./mexico border remains a crime scene. the land so rugged, so steep, helicopters have joined the federal officers hunting for whatever killed border patrol agent nicholas ivie. >> nick ivie died in the line of duty. >> reporter: two others on patrol with ivie made it out alive. one agent was shot twice but is expected to survive. another, uninjured. this dangerous stretch of border is known for human trafficking and drug smuggling. the flow of drugs is so pu pervasive, traffickers called it cocaine alley. border patrol agents are remembering one of their own. while his wife mourns her husband, and father of two young daughters. >> he adored his children. loved his wife. wife loved him. it was all about his fami
. >> reporter: already crews from the gulf of mexico to iowa are in their trucks, driving to the east coast in front of sandy's wrath. how bad could it be? believe it or not, this guy thinks he has an idea. a researcher at johns hopkins, he's put together a model, predicting, how many of us may lose power. remember, irene left 7 million without power. >> our model suggesting 10 million. >> reporter: roughly 10 million without power for a week or more. if 50 million feel the effects of this, that's 1 in 5, could be without electricity. if you're inland, think again, it could be a bad one. dan and bianna. >> it will go well inland. david kerley, thank you for your reporting. >>> another breaking story we're watching closely. a massive earthquake off the west coast triggered a tsunami warning in hawaii. our worst fears quelled for now at least. on our affiliate reports. >> very serious situation in hawaii earl yi this evening. the civil service calling for a evacuation of the low-lying areas. caused by the 7.7 earthquake in canada. >> they're seeing the waves come in. it's still going to be a
arrested in mexico yesterday may be linked to the attack. but investigators are not ruling out possibility that he may have been accidentally shot by a fellow officer. meanwhile, ivy is being remembered fondly by his family. >> he lived his life as a life of service. everything from his mission, signing up for -- volunteer, emt in utah. >> homeland security secretary janet napolitano is heading to arizona today to express her condolences to the ivy family. she is meeting with authorities about the investigation. >>> well, also following a political story developing overnight. mitt romney now says his comments about the 47% of americans who don't pay income taxes were "just completely wrong." that is a major reversal. up until now, romney stood by comments saying they were not elegantly stated. on the campaign trail yesterday, romney tried to take advantage of his strong showing in this week's debate. >> he will raise taxes on small business which will kill jobs. i instead want to keep taxes down on small business, so we can create jobs. >> the real mitt romney has been running around the c
in mexico. my wife's father was born in wales. they came to this country. the idea that i'm anti-immigrant is -- >> a very important performance. >> my wife said if he were as prepared and aggressive with obama as he was -- i won a lot of debates. when it finally came down to the crunch, he did what he had to do. what was a surprise was not that he was as good as he was. people underestimate him. he's a very hard-working, very meth methodical person. what surprised me was the emptiness on the other side. romney was better than people expected and obama was unbelievably less capable that people expected. it was the matchup that made it extraordinary. one of the points clint shirley made on the 1980 campaign, that may be the one place where clearly the debate was decisive. i think carter may well have won without that debate. the 1960 debate, kennedy suddenly became a peer of nixon's. they're even after the first debate. think that what romney did. if he had had as bad a debate as owe what, we would be sitting here talking about the election being over. that's how big that is. ther
an extreme human cannonball, no thank you, and head straight toward the new mexico desert. >> reporter: the plan, years in the making is simply astounding. felix baumgartner will try to make a supersonic stratospheric jump leaping from 23 miles high breaking the sound barrier at speeds 700 miles an hour. baumgartner, a former austrian paratrooper says he is ready for the extreme challenge. >> we practiced this for so many years. and now we are almost there. so this is my biggest dream. and we are one step closer and almost there. i feel good at the moment. >> reporter: along with his nerves of steel, the mission requires cutting edge kameequip, he'll strap on a helmet, special suit and lift off from roswell in a 3,000-pound cable and a bag, balloon with 30 million cubic feet of helium, the skin thinner than a zip-lock baggy. stretching 55 stories high, it is so huge it would cover 40 acres if laid flat. the ride up to reach 120,000 feet will take close to three hours, and then with the sky black and the curve of earth in sight, the moment of truth. >> that one step forward is an import
that the border patrol agent killed on duty near the arizona/mexico border this week may have been the victim of friendly-fire. nicholas ivie was shot in what's called cocaine alley in arizona. two are around arrest in mexico. sources are looking closely whether ivie was accidentally shot by a fellow officer. >>> and police in san antonio say it is a miracle no one was killed when the school bus you see there plunged 15 feet off of a highway overpass, landing on the doorstep of a hotel. the bus, crashing through the concrete barrier after hitting a car above. two adults and one child was hurt. but they are okay. >>> and first in the very macho world of boxing. fighter orlando cruz has come out and calls himself, and i quote, a proud, gay man. he is the number four featherweight of the world. he had doubts about making the announcement but wants to be true to himself. in advance of a title fight, in fact. >>> finally, beekeepers in eastern france cannot give their honey away today. why? you ask. their bees are producing this, batches of honey in shades of blue and green. it turns out, a nearby
cheetos are under fire. school districts in california and new mexico are trying to ban them. and illinois and rockford public schools where they used to sell 150,000 bags of flamin' hots each year, are off the menu. >> if children want to bring in snacks that are high in fat and calories, that's their choice. they can do that. >> reporter: school officials say the concern is their nutritional value or lack thereof. each of the snack-sized bags contains 26 grams of fat. and a quarter of the sodium recommended for the entire day. and on top of the artificial coloring and flavoring, they are highly addictive. and there may be science behind it. >> our brain is hard-wired to find things like fat and salt really rewarding. now, we have foods that have them in such high levels that could trigger an addictive process. >> reporter: dr. ashley gearhart says children are more susceptible because their bodies are developing. frito lay, which makes and sells cheetos, tells abc news, it is committed to responsible and ethical marketing practices, which includes not marketing our products to children a
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